OBIEE 12C Fails To Start Error - Oracle BI Server startup failed.[nQSError: 13042] Repository password is wrong (Doc ID 2191261.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to start the BI Servers with the error:


Starting all servers ...
Starting bi_server1 (Original State:SHUTDOWN) ...
Problem invoking WLST - Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/u01/app/Middleware/bi/modules/oracle.bi.sysman/scripts/start_servers.py", line 246, in ?
  File "/u01/app/Middleware/bi/modules/oracle.bi.sysman/scripts/start_servers.py", line 229, in startAll
  File "/u01/app/Middleware/bi/modules/oracle.bi.sysman/scripts/start_servers.py", line 176, in startManagedServersAndSystemComponents
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'getSystemComponents'
Oracle BI Server startup failed.[nQSError: 13042] Repository password is wrong

Cause

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